FINE QUALITY ANTIQUE 9K GOLD KING CHARLES SPANIEL DOG MICRO MOSAIC BROOCH c1830
An antique solid 9 carat gold (tests thereabouts) brooch, holding a finely hand crafted micro mosaic of a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel type dog.
So attractive, extremely wearable and very collectable!
CONDITION: Generally very good. Some signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Probably some restoration to mosaic surround, and some minor tesserae loss / movement - please see pictures.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1830/40. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: Frame 53 x 40 mm, mosaic 45 x 32 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 28.8 grams.